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People are starting to declare bankruptcy from coronavirus—but it’s often impossible to do while distancing

26 Mar 2020

Upsolve, a tool that helps people declare bankruptcy, is starting to see its first cases due to the coronavirus crisis. But most states don’t let people file electronically—so they still need to go to the courthouse to get relief.

As unemployment claims soar because of the coronavirus—especially in the service industry, and in other jobs where working remotely is impossible—Upsolve, a startup nonprofit that offers a free online tool to help people declare bankruptcy, is beginning to see its first users citing the coronavirus as the reason for their visit.

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